Researchers have determined that, contrary to the concept and vision, transportation network companies such as Uber and Lyft are the biggest contributor to growing traffic congestion in San Francisco.
The researchers found that between 2010 and 2016, weekday vehicle hours of delay increased by 62% compared to 22% in a counterfactual 2016 scenario.
Read the article at Green Car Congress.
Geotab uses telematics from gas- and diesel-powered vehicles to help fleets determine how and where they would be best served by going electric.
One of the most significant considerations when making an educated buying decision, is a car’s overall combination of quality and value.
While hybrid vehicle shoppers are generally aware of vehicle efficiency and fuel costs, there are other ways that a vehicle can provide good value. No matter what you end up paying for your new hybrid, you have to ask yourself if its quality will live up to your expectations.
Take a look at how these hybrid cars stack up when it comes to the best overall combination of quality and value.
Read the article at U.S. News.
As part of efforts to reduce air pollution caused by diesel-powered delivery trucks, engineering giant Siemens and heavy-vehicle maker Scania teamed up on a project several years ago to make the vehicles greener.
It came up with a hybrid truck that draws power from overhead electric lines fitted along a regular highway, making it similar to systems long-used by many trams and trains.
To adapt it for trucks, Siemens created an extendable power coupler that automatically extends from the top of the vehicle to connect to the electric lines when sensors detect their presence.
Read the article at Digital Trends.
With a FICO score developed just for driving, Mentor from eDriving offers a powerful method to identify the risky drivers in your fleet and get them to do a better, safer job.